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Oct 26, 2012 5:30pm EDT
this is with sandy offshore by 700 miles, big impacts but now at the beach here locally, conditions still calm for the moment. let's get over to mike masco. >>> we got new model in, this is the g fdl, this takes it over the eastern shore. we do still have the 400-mile spread between ocean city to north as atlantic city and one mile taking it north, closer to new york city. it really is all tracked dependant on what type of effects we will feel from the storm. we know this storm is going to produce surf. looking at the reports along the coastal sections of florida, 17-18-foot waves with gusts close to 30 miles an hour. that's gail force winds extending from the center. this is a historic storm potential for maryland, a long duration event. monday through wednesday, eastern bay flood risk is high. high winds, heavy rains, you got to keep it locked on channel 2. we will break down a track scenario, what to expect from each coming up in a little bit. >>> thank you very much. that is good, the two wild cards, precise place for the storm comes ashore, make preparations now and saturday sp sunday,
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Oct 3, 2012 11:00pm EDT
cut funding to planned parenthood and then reversed its decision. did this controversy hit the local chapter? >> i don't think specifically the planned parenthood is. i think there is confusion between the national organization and the local organization and the difference between them. >> reporter: and the difference is the local never dealt with planned parenthood. >> planned parenthood has never asked us for funding. >> reporter: they have called those who haven't run to ask why and have heard that the economy is changing their course and there are more organizations and causes. >> search for the cure is going to go on and if we slow down any of the money that's being given to the organization it's going to slow down that work. >> reporter: so the local wants to distance itself there the national and it's policies and it's changing leadership. what do they need tonight? >> we need people to register for the race for the cure. we need people to start teams, we need people to send out e- mails for donations and just feel comfortable to spread the word about what we do in marylan
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Oct 23, 2012 6:00pm EDT
to do sthi. the fact that they can do something locally. >> the program will go through hun at all party city stores and the company will match with $25,000. >>> you've probably soon the commercials. question 7 is all about gambling, allowing more lottery machines and adding a sixth casino in prince george's county. advocates said a yes vote would create more jobs and put money in education but opponents said it's not worth the moral price of gambling. >> i have a proposal. why don't the state of maryland start off a heroin company and make the best heroin on the east coast that way we can bring people from all up and down 95 to buy heroin in the state of maryland and the state would get money off the heroin. >> marylanders can weigh in in the voting booths. for more information, head to abc2news.com and look at our fee colored stories. >>> the wait is finally over. apple unveiled the new ipad mini today. here's a breakdown of the differences between the new smaller version and the full size. the screen measures 7.9 inches corner to corner and weighs less than a pound, about that of a pi
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Oct 2, 2012 11:00pm EDT
so much you stay local and you play college ball. well the former general manager of the braves donated a bunch of money to towsen university. but they are thinking of ending their baseball program because of the cost to run. they are also thinking of eliminating men's soccer. >>> the mount washington tavern is ready to open. >>> we have brand new video. this clip surfaced on the internet. it appears to show american journalists blind folded and being led by a group of armed captors. it's been weeks since his family has heard from him. the state department believes that austin was detained by the syrian government. >>> then a shootout leaves one border patrol agent dead and another hurt tonight. police are out there, the fbi, they are all searching for clues. nickelous ivy died. the fbi says there was more than one shooter and the last time we had a boarden agent killed, you have to go back to -- border agent killed, you have to go back to 2010. >>> the iphone 5 is out and it comes with a price tag of hundreds of dollars. but that's just how much you'll pay for the phone. coming
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Oct 3, 2012 5:30pm EDT
is being done with your personal information. >> how you can help local students battling dyslexia. >>> now that the iphone 5 buzz has quieted down, a major apple investor tells fortune magazine that he heard that a smaller version of the ipad will be released. it takes place october 10th. if that's the case the smaller ipad could hit the store for the holiday season. >>> is facebook selling your privacy information? they're facing backlash that they're allowing advertisers to target users based on detailed information. it's based on the email addresses and phone numbers use arers post even showing ads on what users search on other websites. facebook is accused of setting what users buy in the traditional stores off line. >> it was a tough night for a former boy bander. that's coming up next. >>> dr. john olson is standing by to take your call. 410-481-2222. if you have surgery to remove breast cancer how does that affect you? >> the principal is to make sure the tumor is removed with negative margins. so if there's any compromise in that, there's a greater risk in local recurrence. that lo
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Oct 4, 2012 2:00pm EDT
, but it's title, locals hate it when you call it san fran. i call it san fran all the time. >> you're a local. >> the great thing about this video, though, it really is how beautifully it was shot. it shows some of the places you recognize in san francisco, like the golden gate bridge. even has a not here of "endeavour" flying over the city. spectacular view, if you ask me. >> why do they hate it that you call it san fran? >> apparently locals hate it, but i mean, it's a city that's known as the city -- >> rice-a-roni, the san francisco treat. >> my family from the bay area and we always just call it frisco. >> i think you call it awesome. >>> that's going to do it for this show, everybody. we leave you with this video. have a great one. -- captions by vitac -- www.vitac.com better phone, better internet. it was like somebody like took our computer, shook all the junk out of it. we're actually getting more for our money with fios. [ male announcer ] it's time to get more for your money. upgrade to verizon fios internet, tv and phone with our best price online. just $84.99 a month,
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Oct 5, 2012 6:30am EDT
going on this weekend locally in the community. give me good weekend weather wise. >> they are rolling the dice. it's going to be pretty good especially today. it's going to be beautiful. by saturday, still some sunshine but the wet weather will begin to move in. and we go into saturday evening and into sunday. and those temperatures are going to drop off on sunday. but let's talk about what we have right here in front of us. because maryland's most powerful radar is nice and dry. and that's going to be the scenario as we head to the rest of today. it's going to be awesome. jessup's temperature 59 degrees and we do have dry air to talk about this morning. and even in reisterstown 58 dew point coming in at 53. and right now, look at the temperatures in annapolis. 63 degrees. let's check the abc2 timesaver traffic with lauren cook good morning. >> reporter: good morning. well, this week's heavy rains have caused big problems in east baltimore. and there's a third sink hole on east monument street and here's the scene from yesterday. now east monument will remain shut down between wolf st
ABC
Oct 12, 2012 6:00pm EDT
incident at a local school yesterday. two male students are charged with handgun violations after one brought ammunition to school at deer park middle school. the student got the gun from home. it was only the ammo he brought to school. >> he brought the weapon to a location, about a quarter of a mile away from the school. he displayed that went to he displ1b&hvá)hand then took t weapon b hid it, on a piece of private property, went to the building, had ammunition in the pocket. another child, went to an administrator or teacher. >> there is no indication that the boys had any plan to harm students or staff at the school. the gun was legally registered and secured with a gun lock. now in this case, the gun never made to it school, and was locked but to prevent more scares and keep children safe, the baltimore county police department is urging people to keep the guns locked up. if you live in baltimore, visit any precinct and get up to 3 free gun locks, the police foundation donated $5000 to fund this program. for. >>> the baltimore blast want to score a goal against bullying tool. t
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Oct 25, 2012 11:00pm EDT
't want our garden speeding. >> we found local bus drivers doing that. you have to prove that. >> and another found in the morning. abc 2 news at 11:00 starts now. >>> you want to know about sandy. 11 people now have been killed and here's what it looks like in post hurricane sandy. we're hoping that sandy won't remind us that irene isabel. >> this is what the storm looks like from the international space station. you have to wonder is the storm coming our way. >> he's tracking the storm all week. a closer look at the storm. >> sandy is getting closer and closer to the united states, getting close to the coast here. winds to 90 miles an hour. still a very powerful 1 hurricane. we're seeing a little weakening in the last three hours. potent storm, winds moving in the northwest at 11:00. it's not so much what they are doing right now, what she will do as she rockets up the east coast in the next 2-3 days. as we approach the time frame, as we expect sandy to curve around the north carolina coast, but in addition to that, in carrying some jet stream energy likely that this storm w
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Oct 14, 2012 11:00pm EDT
don't think that is. >> reporter: the local never dealt with funding. >> they never asked us. >> reporter: they are hearing the economy is changing the course and more organizations and causes. >> search for the cure is going to go on and if we slow down the money, it slows down the work. >> reporter: so the national wants to separate from the local. >> we need people to register and start team and e-mails for donations and feel comfortable to spread the word. >> reporter: the biggest concern is that they have been there for you and now they need you. >> we are not going away. >> tomorrow, abc 2 is waking for you. we want to pay for mamgrams for women and you will be able to call tomorrow and sign up and sign up for the race that is a week from today. there is a 5k and a 1 mile family fun walk. we will be live with coverage from 7 a.m. to 10 a.m. you can head to our website for all the information. >>> let talk football, after a come back it looked like the ravens were trying to give the ball away. we beat them 31-29 at emt stadium. and from one kind of football to another, w
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Oct 16, 2012 5:30pm EDT
but because they're so valuable, they can't be sold on the market. >>> coming up all new at 6:00, a local school put on lockdown. why a student was taken no custody in baltimore county. >> how some of the raven super stores brightened the day for local cancer patients. we'll have those stories and more at 6:00. as a pastor, my support for question 6 is rooted in my belief that the government should treat everyone equally. i would not want someone denying my rights based upon their religious views, therefore i should not deny others based upon mine. it's about fairness. this law does not force any church to perform a same sex marriage if it's against their beliefs. and that's what this is about. protecting religious freedom and protecting all marylanders equally under the law. join me in voting for question 6. >>> we want to introduce you to fritz the cat. ship spent three days on a utility pole in iowa. they could not get her down because of the live wires. the telephone company jumped in and cut some of the power. they were able to get fritz back into the owner's arms. >>> when you're ge
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Oct 19, 2012 6:00pm EDT
that trickle down to treatment. >> last year we funded 6 local programs in the state -- 26 local programs in the state. we're major funder to many of our grantees. they provide services, nurse navigators. it's really important. there's a lot at stake. >> reporter: certainly an important message. thank you for joining us live. so you have an hour if you want to get out in hunt valley and open -- >> 11 to 3:00. >> reporter: so four hours tomorrow. you can rj sterks pick up your packet. at 6:00 on sunday morning they'll be out here before the praise starts at 8:00. we'll joan you live on the air from 7 until 10, so a weekend filled with pink. come on out here and support komen for the cure. we're live in hunt valley. >> i love. that a volunteer take as whole week off to show her dedication. >> there's still time to register. go to abc2news.com/think pink. we have a link to komen's website but time is running out. online registration closes tomorrow at 1:00. >> it will be a bessie sunday -- busy sunday. >> if you're looking for something else to do you may want to try your ball -- ballet. >>
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Oct 25, 2012 5:30pm EDT
's the more concerning track for us here locally. perhaps, though, we'll get that more northern track which will bring it toward long island new york. there could still be coastal flooding. we'll have a winds wrapping around out of the west. that's going to pile up chesapeake bay. overall we'll have an impact no matter what. major storm potential, long duration event. we will see the crawl. we'll have wind and rain each of those days much the flood potential will be there. how much depends on the exact final track of the storm. we'll have a better handle friday into saturday. here we go 58 degrees, mostly cloudy. tomorrow, no big deal, cool and misty, mostly cloudy at 68. the next few days prepare for the storm. prepare for the worst case scenario. it's not going to hurt. as we go from sunday into monday and tuesday, this is the key time frame for us. that second half of sunday into monday and tuesday. high winds. and, again, that is the overall setup. the biggest thing that has changed from this time yesterday is the consistency of the sort of model projections to bring this into the east
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Oct 3, 2012 4:30am EDT
they are and what this investigation has is far from over. we have the latest details. >>> a local neighborhood is considered one of the best in the country. find out if it's where you live on this wednesday, october 3rd. good morning, maryland, i'm charley crowson. >> i'm megan pringle. it's the middle of the week. yesterday was a washout. >> it was. we were with you throughout the morning so you would know what to expect as those rains just would not leave. >> exactly. it was the afternoon and through the evening that we saw a little bit of a break out there. now the rain is being replaced with fog this morning. we have reduced visibility, less than quarter mile in a lot of spots this morning, so you need to take it easy. very difficult to get to work and where you're going this morning. due to that, we do have a dense fog advisory here in this gray area. hartford county, cecil county and anne arundel county until about 8:00 this morning. we do have one lone shower out there as we work our way into harbor county, bel aire, just to the north of jarrettsville. you can see it along i-83 this mor
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Oct 4, 2012 6:00am EDT
the local chapter? >> i honestly don't think that specifically the planned parenthood did. i think there's confusion with the national organization and the local organization and the difference between us. >> and the difference is, the local never dealt with planned parenthood. >> planned parenthood has never asked us for funding. >> they have called those who find out why and what they're hearing is the economy is really changing their course and there are more organizations and causes. >> search for the cures is going to go on and if we slow down any of the money that's being given to the organization, it's going to slow down that work. >> so the local wants to distance itself from the national and its policies and its changing leadership. what does komen maryland need tonight? >> we need people to register for the race for the cure. we need to start teams. we need people to send out e- mails for donations and just feel comfortable to spread the word about what we do in maryland. >> the biggest concern in all this? is that komen maryland has been there for you and now they need you mor
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Oct 25, 2012 6:00am EDT
to be more concerned about driver. >> reporter: our investigation found hundreds of local school bus drivers cited for blowing through red lights and speeding sometimes even in school zones. but there could be even hundreds more we don't know about because of a lack of oversight that means some drivers don't have to report their camera tickets. our abc2 news investigation looked at camera citations like these handed out to driver who work specifically for the baltimore city and county public school systems. those drivers racked up more than 200 citations for speeding or red light violations, the fines worth more than $10,000. but those districts also pay more than 300 contracted drivers to transport their students and the companies they work for don't have to tell the schools when their drivers get caught by the cameras. it's simply not in their contracts creating a double standards of cost -- standard of sorts among drivers. >> doesn't the county want to know from your contractors and why don't you require that? >> i can't answer why we don't at this time require that. it is something that
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Oct 28, 2012 11:00pm EDT
at the beach plaza down there at the boardwalk and it is a wild night at the beach but even more locally we see the winds ramping up, so that will be a big concern and the heavy rain coming in already. rain totals in guess of 2 inches with more heavy rain. a significant rain band getting ready to come into southern maryland right now. flood watches are up. they will continue to be up. we have huge surf building off the coast. surf heights up to 28, 29 feet tomorrow. you can see that huge ocean surge under that hurricane offshore. we have coastal flooding concerns for the entire chesapeake bay but the most significant flooding will be on the side of the bay. >> northwest winds between monday and tuesday in particular but nonetheless that would pileup the water in cambridge, st. michaels, kent island, you name it, that side of the bay in particular may be more sus september table. we're going to be on this storm tracking it tonight and through the day tomorrow. of course nonstop coverage for you and again, the winds ramping up, the storm ramping up and we'll have much more straight ahead. >> let'
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Sep 30, 2012 11:00pm EDT
can tell its brooks. >> reporter: they were trying hard to just get a look of the local legend. >> i love brooks robinson. >> excited. this is a great thing. my wife is even more excited than i am. republican the word excited, well it just seems to be under stating. this is brooks robinson. with all of his awards behind him, he is still one of the nicest guys that has ever played baseball. >> my father worked for like 20 some years in memorial stadium and he used topples come home with stories about brooks and cal and eddie -- the very good with the people who worked at the stadium. >> reporter: on a night when this is all coming together, i wonder how long has this been in the making. >> forever stand here at orioles park at camden yards and it's about his defense. >> i have been waiting 15 years for this. this is great. on a day that brooks the greatest of all time gets honored. the yankees loose and we tie for first place and never look back. world series here we come. >> reporter: do we dare to dream? do we dare to dream? please do not tell anyone that our secret is that our
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Oct 1, 2012 4:00am EDT
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Oct 4, 2012 4:00am EDT
measures. >> a man's got to do what a man's got to do. >>> for some of you, now, your local news coming up next. >> for everyone else, we're going to be back with the best post-debate parodies of the years. with hunger in america.e ♪ but what if there was a simple way to feed those in need? now, there is. ect brands' low prices but what if there was a simple way to feed those in need? through october 12th and you help secure meals for local families. go to walmart.com/hunger and learn more about how you can join the fight. because hunger is a big problem and it needs a big answer. but i still have a runny nose. [ male announcer ] dayquil doesn't treat that. huh? [ male announcer ] alka-seltzer plus rushes relief to all your worst cold symptoms, plus it relieves your runny nose. [ sighs ] thank you! [ male announcer ] you're welcome. that's the cold truth! >>> updating the top stories, mitt romney appeared the clear winner in last night's first presidential debate. even president obama's supporters say he turned in a lackluster performance. >>> for the second-straight day tushish artiller
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Oct 5, 2012 5:30am EDT
in each local school system but it's on our department's website maryland public schools.org. and you can fill that form out and you can take that form to your local school administrator. >> reporter: very good information there and this is the largest bullying prevention conference in the state and again it kicks off at 9 a.m. today and runs until 4 p.m. at college park. reporting live in federal hill, sherrie johnson abc2 news. >>> five things to know as you head out right now. baltimore county public schools hosting the 17th annual safe schools conference happening today to provide staff with all the information on keeping schools safe. the conference offers training and the development and implementation of positive behavior management as well as emergency plans. >> reporter: first two weeks of the nhl -- >> first two weeks of nhl season has been canceled. it's all over money. despite meetings in recent disas the -- days the two sides have been unable to reach an agreement on how to split $3 billion in hockey relatedrevenues. >>> ann romney will be on good morning america and they are
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Oct 5, 2012 11:35pm EDT
. >> reporter: by evening, they are ready for a home-cooked meal at the home of a browns, a family of local mormons, once converts themselves. they have gathered to welcome newcomer gloria adamson to the table. is it likely you are going to be converted? >> me and god are tight. right now, the way i am. i suppose we could get a lot tighter. you know, if i repent and do whatever, but -- that's not going to happen any time soon. >> reporter: are there a lot of sins? >> that i've done? >> reporter: yeah. >> absolutely. absolutely. >> reporter: and, she says, she's not ready to stop. are you sorry for drinking? >> no. >> reporter: you are going to be hard to be converted. >> exactly. and i smoke, too. >> reporter: you think you have a pretty good shot to bring her over? >> it's not really about that. as we taught her. we're there to build her faith in christ. >> i don't want our missionaries to think about a number. i don't want a person to think that they're a number. >> reporter: but the church does track converts and their statistics show nearly 300,000 converts were baptized in 2011. all ta
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Oct 9, 2012 6:00pm EDT
-396-2100. >>> a local cemetery is having big problems with thefts. roosevelt leftwich explains how thieves are stealing urns right off the graves. >> reporter: thieves took several different heavy bronze urns down in brooklyn park. now according to authorities, depending on the size of the urn they weigh anywhere from two to three pounds a and cost anywhere from $600 to $700 but the bronze is only worth $1.69 a pound. the thefts were scattered around the cemetery but police say this isn't the first time that cedar hill was robbed. >> the same cemetery almost a month eying-- ago. we had almost 30 information tor northwest district. these are people's memories. this is important to people, very meaning full. >> the company spokesperson said they are saddened by these thefts. she said they are asking families to contact them immediately. this -- they're offering to replace them with ones made out of zinc, one with not as much metal as bronze. police are asking anyone with information to call them at their office. roosevelt leftwich -- abc2 news. >> a few patches of drizzle. a look around queen anne's coun
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Oct 10, 2012 4:30am EDT
and some cabs have as many as 8 -- some cars have as many as 8 air bags. you can call your local manufacturer or local dealership to find out if your vehicle model is actually one of the counterfeit air bags. all in an effort to keep you and your family safe. reporting live, sherrie johnson, abc2 news. >>> it's a good chance you have not been outside yet but if you saw sherrie you could tell it's misty and foggy and in some spots rany. is that the -- rainy. is that the norm or will things clear out. >> we will start to clear out as we go throughout the day. tonight look like it. as we -- doesn't look like it. we are tracking a front that will slice through the area by this afternoon. it will be a dry front bringing a cool down heading into tomorrow. and we will have a secondary front on the way going into friday. but for right now, we are dealing with the mist you are talking about and patchy fog. we have clouds and the clouds will decrease going throughout the day. so i will call it a sun-cloud mix. do you need the heavy coat this morning? no necessarily because the temperatures
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Oct 11, 2012 6:00pm EDT
'll introduce you to a local high school football player who is, selling both on the field and in the classroom. >> 61 degrees out at bwi. our normal is 68, a little cooler than average. take a look to the north. cooler air. not that far away, details coming up. >>> every thursday, we're going to highlight a student athlete in the student athlete of the book. it's chris a bino. >> chris never brags or talks about himself, so we will. >> reporter: prepare, priority, two words you would think he wouldn't say. >> i'm so hungry getting home. >> oar that is after all day ap courses, after football practice and hitting the books until midnight. did we mention chris writes for the school newspaper, a scholar attended bl for 13 years. >> everybody looks after each other. >> reporter: in the entire afternoon, never did chris say i. it was always we, us, school, team, very modest young man. >> he's got wonderful parents. >> reporter: on the football field he just switched positions from defense to offense and you guessed it. he was successful, why? >> i tried to propear if practice. when i get on the fie
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Oct 12, 2012 5:30pm EDT
trouble for a local plastic surgeon we profiled as part of a investigation in to bad medicine. doctor ramierez had his licensed revoked for violating standards of care. it came after two patients at the clinic died following lengthy plastic surgery procedures as result of what happened here , the florida board of medicine had to evaluate him because he is licensed there. at a hearing today he was allowed to keep his license but hit with a fine and reprimands. >>> a threat facing the u.s. that could result in a cyber pearl harbor, according to defense secretary leon panetta. he said the nation is increasingly vulnerable to foreign computer hackers, that could freeze the banking system, or shut down power plants. several of the biggest banks were hit by hacker whose kept customers from logging in to accounts. that the tip of the iceberg. >> the cyber attack perpetrated by nation states are violent extremist groups, could be as destructive as the terrorists attack on 9/11. >> he says such an attack could paralyze the nation. >>> no secret that banks are increasing fees to make up for the
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Oct 15, 2012 4:00am EDT
went old school to decide who pays the check. a local book club raved about the cliffhangers in the new crime novel. and some bff's from college joked about looking up old flames on facebook. all over delicious entrees like new santa cruz steak from our $20 dinner for two. chili's -- more life happens here. and getting more. that's value sense. introducing the scott shared values program. get free movie rentals, music downloads, and more. use your value sense. sign up at scottbrand.com. >>> well, the good news is that an suv that was reported stolen has been found. uh -- the bad news? it was found on the side of a rockie cliff overlooking the sea in newport, rhode island. it took hours to freehe in newport, rhode island. it took hours to freehe vehicle and haul it away. hope you have cliff insurance. >>> now for a look at your morning road conditions. rainy and windy along i-95 by the afternoon commute. >>> airport delays are possible in philadelphia, d.c., charlotte, seattle as well as detroit. >>> and the weather was finally perfect in new mexico, allowing felix baumgartner to pull of
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Oct 15, 2012 6:30am EDT
locally and without the funding we can't support them. we encourage people to call and make donations and go to the website to register for the race this sunday. >> we have been hearing about the programs all morning. the programs provide food and help people pay electricity bills. you keep cancer patient's lives moving. >> komen is you have to be -- we provide screening for -- provide money for screening but it affects your life in ways you don't think about. if you have children you might have to get a baby-sitter while undergoing treatment. so you need help with that. some of the programs provide financial support for services like that. >> when we do the walk or go to a fund raising event, people are surprised to here that all the donations raised they stay in our state. they support programs here in maryland. >> that's one of the wonderful unique things about komen maryland is 75% of the funds that are raised through events like the race for the cure actually stay in maryland. the other 25% is sent away for an earmarked for research that takes place globally. the very unique thin
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Oct 15, 2012 2:00pm EDT
, local reports say they're not exactly sure how this thing started, but you see men in this thing, women in this thing, people's shirts are getting ripped off. >> the poor old lady security guard. i feel bad for her. i have a feeling she's going to get clocked. >> local authorities say this was one of two big brawls that happened during this game. 11 spectators ejected and 2 of which were streakers. there was a lot going on at this game, and all you ragina rage fans were revoicjoice. they ended up winning. and where's the football jl i was expected hot chicks playing football and i see fighting. i'm -- ishgts, . >>> body painting up a bunch of models. >> are they completely naked? >> not a stip tch of clothing i his entire ad campaign. >> see how all this make as motorcycle next. >>> she just went out to feed the chickens a little breakfast. >> uh-oh. >> got a couple unexpected visitors. >> see what happens when someone let's t when we switched to fios, we got better tv, better phone, better internet. it was like somebody like took our computer, shook all the junk out of it. we're actual
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Oct 15, 2012 5:30pm EDT
. >>> we're thinking preakness and thinking pink. we're also thinking dyslexia month. what one local school is doing to spread the word. >> round two for president obama and mitt romney. how each candidate is preparing for the debate. >>> keep those calls coming in to raise money for cope men -- komen maryland. >>> all right. weather wise, the rain still coming down out to the south and west. we've got decent showers from towson extending down 95 to 295 with rain in the laurel area. that rain steadily drifting east. the rain continuing to have an impact on the traffic out there, no question about that. to the south and east there's additional rain toward dorchester county and couple of thunderstorms down here south of the d.c. area right now. wet weather in the city, no question about that. current conditions at bwi 63 degrees. dew point 61, so it is muggy out there. some of the weather in motion today. you she that ceiling drop with the heavy rain showers coming through at times. then we get clearing at times as well. in havre de grace you can see the rain. in -- a lot of the rain was nort
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Oct 19, 2012 4:30am EDT
public in many cases. they show local officials helping uncover or rather cover up the abuse allegations. the l.a. times created an interactive map for you showing where the abuse happened across the u.s. you can also see how many cases were opened up this year and most of them dating back to the late 80s and early 90s. you can search by city and by state. our scripps national investigative team are putting together the finishing touches of a 6 month investigation look into 30,000 of the files. we have obtained and reviewed for the first time you will see the magnitude of the sex abuse scapeddal and how some scouts pleads for -- scandal and how some scouts pleads for help were ignored. you will see it on abc2 news beginning october 28th. >>> 4:37. the ravens are heading to the lone star state. on sunday the team takes on the houston texans. the last time these two teams met was in the division championship. and ravens won that game. the defense will look different this week. ray lewis and ladarius webb will not be on the field because they are injured. we may see terrell suggs. rumor has
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Oct 19, 2012 5:30pm EDT
process and recovery. so this really is a local organization. 25% goes to national headquarters for research. >> okay. so registration until 7:00 tonight. you'll be out here tomorrow. >> until 3 and then 6 a.m. on sunday. >> and we'll be with you. lenore, thank you so much. we'll be live on air at 7:00. of course you can walk up here sunday morning. if you decide to walk or run, anything you do for race for a cure is great. >> race details, breast cancer information and resources, all of that found right now on abc2news.com/think pink. on sunday we'll be streaming the race live on hour website and our mobile phone so you can use the app. >> moms know that a dirty diaper is not a rare occurrence. >> ask a woman who was kicked off the bus when her kid created a stink. so why is the company taking the driver's side. >> you plug a quarter after quarter or dollar after dollar trying to win your kid a prize with the big claw. it's about where you play more then your own skells. >> i'm meteorologist wyatt everhart. clouds breaking for sun. we've got more active weather coming up out of
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Oct 24, 2012 6:00pm EDT
police bust or a lock june at a local school, you can hear about it on our mobile apps, did to abc2news.com/mobile to download right now. >>> baltimore city police need your help. the first victim a 40-year-old woman was walking to her collar about 2:00 this morning on roland avenue. two men came up with a gun and forced her into the car. the car is described as a silver four-door stratus. the men took her to an atm, made her take out money and let her go. 10 minutes later, police say they struck again. >> this 19-year-old victim was riding his bike on roland avenue. they struck this victim with the car. the victim fell off the bicycle and then made sure he was okay. at that point they forced him into their vehicle. >> he was robbed and eventually dropped off as well. police have increased the number of officers but they are asking anyone who may have seen the car to call 911 rote away. >>> video out of miami beach. hurricane sandy is producing high winds and waves. by tomorrow expect waves up to 15 feet high. >> whatever happens in florida, we want to know will it affect us here. let's
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Oct 25, 2012 5:00pm EDT
. >>eporter: we uncovered hundreds of local school buses speeding but there could be hundreds more because a lack of oversight means drivers don't have to report we they get caught on camera. our investigation looks specifically at drivers who work for baltimore city and baltimore county public schools. they racked up more than 200 speeding and red light camera violations just like the ones you see here but those districts also pay more than 300 contractors. it's just not in their contracts. >> why don't you require that? >> it's something i will be looking into moving forward. >> i think it's a benefit to us that you notified us and we will use it to our benefit as well as the citizens of baltimore to make sure everyone is safe and held accountable. >> reporter: that accountability means drivers will have to pay their own tickets. we uncovered more than $10,000 in fines. so tonight at 11 we'll explain why discipline is another cloudy issue for some but not all of our local school districts. if you want to check it out, just go to our website abc2 news.com. joce sterman. >> a former montgo
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Oct 28, 2012 6:30pm EDT
who writes in, i would like you to thank our local fire companies for the dedication. my dad, jim lions, who has been a volunteer fireman for 56 years in harford county just left his house to serve us. all those volunteers and paid men and women who are with the fire and police thank you. your job is incredible. there are a few outages now. bge is expecting homes and businesses too lose hower. cheryl o'conner is live with the people of pge. she is going to see when the power will be back on. >> reporter: that's right. we are inside the emergency operation center. i can show you latest on the outage map. primarily it is green. there are a few outages. you can see it is green. state workers are monitoring the very latest conditions. also they are looking at requests from counties. here they deploy extra resources. speaking of help, bge is greeting workers from multiple states. we'll show you activity as the staging ground for the crews. we talked to people from tennessee and illinois busy checking out equipment and making sure they are ready to help out ifpower outages are reported.
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Oct 31, 2012 12:00am EDT
from the storm. [ laughter and applause ] thank you for ignoring the local authorities to be here tonight for our first show from the harvey theater at the brooklyn academy of music. it's a beautiful theater. mayor bloomberg will be here shortly to have you arrested. a lot has changed since i lived in brooklyn. last time i was here, i don't remember a hurricane trying to murder me. we were supposed to start our week last night but we couldn't because of hurricane sandy. anyone want to join a motorcycle gang and take over the streets? after the show. more than 8 million people lost power last night which means no one's watching right now. [ laughter ] new jersey got the worst of it. 60% of the state of new jersey lost power. it's funny when i got here on friday, everyone i met, every single person said not to worry about the hurricane at all, that's when i knew we were in a lot of trouble. almost everyone i talked to sounded like this guy out in long island named mike. >> we actually found a guy who is awake and alert and waiting to ride out the storm. mike up in the window here ab
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Oct 24, 2012 6:30am EDT
but they are taking the measures in case. >>> the cast of wicked is spreading the antibullying message at a local school. they are performing at the hippodrome and they will hold workshops with the kids at booker too many washington mid -- shall booker t washington middle school. it ties in to red ribbon week. news time is 6:49. the pro life pro choice debate is a sensitive one no doubt about it and a sen isate candidate in indiana set off a fire storm after his comments about a topic at a debate that happened. richard murdock was asked about his pro life stance in instance of rape. here's what he had to say. >> i believe that life begins at conception. the only exception i have for to have an abortion is in that case of the life of the mother. i just struggled with it myself for a long time but i came to realize life is the gift from god and i think even when life begins in that horrible situation of rape that it's something that god intended to happen. >> his opponent responded saying god never intends for rape to happen. and the comments were twisted and sick. murdock says wasn't suggesting th
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Oct 25, 2012 6:30am EDT
your kids are in safe hands once they step on the bus but we found hundreds of local bus drivers have been busted on cameras speeding and running red lights and there could be more we don't know about because of a lack of oversight of some drivers. our abc2 news investigation looked into camera citations handed out to bus drivers who work specifically for baltimore city or baltimore county public schools. they were caught on tape with alarming images like these. we found more than 200 citations for speeding or red light violations. with drivers racking up 10 grand in fines they then have to pay on their own. but together the two districts also pay more than 300 contractors to drive their students. and the companies they work for don't have to tell the schools when they get camera tickets. it's just not in their contracts. but after talking to us, the districts say that requirement soon will be because this is a serious problem. >> i think sit potentially dangerous -- it is potentially dangerous behavior. i think that it is a safety issue. >> i would not want to see one ticket and a bu
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Oct 26, 2012 4:00am EDT
, though. the locals don't like it. that's madison bumgarner. getting help from fielding here. top two, prince fielder tying to score from first. bad idea. these gone down. a missed opportunity for detroit. that's scary opportunity there for detroit pitcher doug fister. taking a line drive from gregor blanco. he would stay in. later in the inning, that's fister getting bumgarner to fly out. bumgarner did his work on the bump. omar infante, also no. bumgarner, seven innings, two hits, eight ks. 4-6-3 double-play. 2-0. giants get the win. >>> nfl football on a thursday night. adrian peterson and the vikings undefeated at home taking on the buccaneers. christian ponder to percy harvin. beautiful fade route. great catch. bucs down 13-7. josh freeman, mike williams. that's a better catch because the degree of difficulty was a steep one. look at williams. one foot and a little 20-7. fourth touchdown catch of the season. third quarter is freeman. short pass tooug martin. freeman had three touchdowns. combined one yard ahead of scrimmage because that was a screen pass that martin converted. 21
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Oct 15, 2012 7:00am EDT
butter she bought at her local grocery store. >> i had eaten peanut butter three days in a row. i just got so sick. this is a big deal. >> reporter: nearly three dozen people have been sickened in 19 states from coast to coast. this morning, there's concern that with so many products on the list, that number could be growing. now the entire list of products to stay way from is on the fda website. the name to look for is sunland. the challenge is that company makes peanut products used in many brands. >> gnthat's a huge challenge, thank you, jim. for a full list go goodmorningamerica.com on yahoo!. >>> now the rescue dog, duke the lee roe. he saved the life of their 9-week-old baby girl. dan harris with the story. >> reporter: duke was adopted from a shelter six years ago. a favor he's now repaid in spades. it happened last week when duke jumped on on the bed in the middle of the night, shaking uncontrollably. >> he is insanely obedient. this was extremely bizarre. >> reporter: they knew something wasn't right. they went to check on their 9-week-old baby girl, harper. >> if duke hadn't
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Oct 3, 2012 7:00am EDT
? and will the speech make any difference tonight? >>> bully backlash on the news. the local anchor woman who became the headline when she took on the man who complained about her weight, head-on. >> you know nothing about me but what you see on the outside. and i am much more than a number on a scale. >> why she went public with the hurtful viewer e-mail. and her message for everyone this morning. ♪ put me in, coach i'm ready to play ♪ >>> back in the game. the major league baseball player who took a fast ball to the head. his first time at-bat seven years ago. his fans campaigning for one more shot at glory. and we'll show you what happened at home plate. >>> love having that music coming in. good morning, america. robin recovering from her bone marrow transplant, watching us this morning. great to have elizabeth vargas. >> he had been, adam greenberg, the only player to have his career end on the first pitch of the first at-bat. and that is no longer the case. miami, giving him a second shot, so many years later. we'll have it later in the show. >> a one-night shot, right? >> what a night. >>
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Oct 8, 2012 6:03pm EDT
by monday. >> tonight we will continue our coverage of democracy 2012. jamie will interview a local candidate. >> will the birds play tonight? we'll have to wait and see. >> and hope and pray. >>> we are committed to giving you the information you need. as part of our commitment to democracy 2012 we're bringing you five-minute one on one interviews with the candidates. we have the libertarian candidate for maryland's 6th direct. >> i'm nicholas mueller, the libertarian candidate for congress in the 6th direct. the reason i'm running is to provide voters a real choice rather than the republicans and democrats who only disagree on where they want the government to interfere in your life. >> we're speaking with a $16 trillion debt. housing market that's shaky. where do you start to finding solutions. >> i think the right solution is to get the government out of the economy as much as possible. it's gotten too big. it spends too much money. what we really need to do is let the free markets solve a lot of these problems. as for the housing market, that's a harder issue. a lot of bad debt
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Oct 22, 2012 5:30am EDT
a make or break moment before election day. >>> some local leaders are taking on key i shoes issues. the two will talk about issues in the community for an hour beginning tonight at 7:00. >>> it's been a month since a man died in police custody, the family of anderson held a vigil to remember him. they called on the state's attorney's office to file charges. the police department reported anderson died from swallowing drugs but fletcher says she witnessed her son get throne thrown to the ground. >> we need to send a sign to the powers that be. this case will not become a cold case. this case justice will be served. it will be served because the community will remain on fire for justice. >> reverend witherspoon filed paper work to have the justice department look at the case. we haven't heard from the attorneys office to see if the charges are coming. >>> three women are dead, four people recovering after a shooting at a suburban milwaukee salon. the gunman took his own life. employees saw hawton walking in carrying a gun, they asked if he was going to rob them, that's when the shoot
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Oct 22, 2012 6:00pm EDT
himself as if he were an official of some sort. he was with the state or the city or the local energy company. >> reporter: but after a quick check of the attic, windows and doors, the so-called auditor turned on a hard sale and said they ned to bee a $4,000 solar plaimpg cet for the attic. >> i was mad that he misdieded us. >> reporter: debbie was just one victim of what the consumer fed raising of america calls an energy audit scam. >> scam ares sndz consumers postcards, make phone calls, offering free energy audits that will save them hundreds a month. >> reporter: grant says the auditors often apply they're with a government agency or utility company. >> their intpt is to sell them things like heat barriers, which actually do save them. >> reporter: and shoddy work could be the result. these pictures were taken inside a home where the owner fell for a free energy scam and paid the company to put in insulation. turns out the company was unlicensed and never returned to finish the job. >> we've seen cases where the work has not been completed fully or people were not benefiting. >>
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Oct 23, 2012 5:00pm EDT
something. the fact that they can do something locally oar doing so one dollar at a time, funding the fight against what we all saw in penn state right here at home. now this program will go through halloween and all of party city's locations. ot only do 100% of the locations go to the abuse center, party city will match what is raised with an additional $25,000. >>> bail has been denied for the columbia man secretly videotaping two women inner that home. michael stephen mckenny will remain locked up. the state's attorney's office asked for a no bail case citing the disturbing nature of the case and his prior charges. he taped the women undressed in various stages and also in the bathroom. the state's attorney said he's a threat to safety and this morning a judge agreed. >>> a woman set to deliver her baby in two weeks is gunned down and the killer leaves a note connecting it to lee boyd malvo. >> it referenced the 2002 d.c. sniper case. it read, quote i will kill one pregnant woman a month until lee boyd malvo is freed. investigators are trying to figure out if the letters are legitimate o
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Oct 27, 2012 8:00am EDT
streaming from the outer banks to higher ground. and locals, to stores to stock up on supplies. and we are already starting to hear reports of people buying out generators. even shortages of water in some places. and because this is such a massive system moving in, the national guard has said it is ready with 61,000 troops, guardsmen available, if they are needed to be called up. ginger? >> matt, let's get straight to that tropical storm watch and warning. this is what people need to know this morning. this is what the storm is going to do to you. from central florida all the way up through the carolinas. the watches and warnings for 40-mile-per-hour to 50-mile-per-hour gusts. that's today through tomorrow. then, the storm, the path takes it to the mid-atlantic, southern new jersey and delaware, being the heart of it. but the wind field extends beyond that. it could be felt all the way to ohio, parts of western pennsylvania. and the storm surge was mentioned once but needs to be mentioned again. six-foot to nine-foot possible. atlantic city, included. new york city, included. long isla
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Oct 3, 2012 4:00am EDT
to the news this morning. and to a local newscaster who is now at the center of a national story. >> as an anchorwoman in lacrosse, wisconsin, jennifer leveling ston usually reports the headlines. it all started with a message from a viewer who took aim at jennifer livingston's weight. writing, i was surprised, indeed, to witness that your physical condition has not improved for many years. surely, you don't consider yourself a suitable example for this community's young people, girls in particular. on her own newscast, livingston, the mother of three, young girls, decided, it was time to respond. >> you know nothing about me, but what you see on the outside. and i am much more than a number on a scale. >> reporter: for more than four minutes, she faced the camera, and the criticism. it has touched off a chorus of kindness. one person saying, that viewer could not have been more wrong. the message you are sending young women is that beauty and brains come in many forms. but livingston says the story isn't just about her. reminding viewers that october is national anti-bullying mo
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Oct 3, 2012 4:55am EDT
the programs have become too costly to run. towson does a great job recruiting local baseball talent. right now they have 20 local players on the roster. no word yet when those programs would officially come to an end. >>> you're still not sure how you're going to vote when it comes to expanded gamble? that's question 7 on the ballot. it is getting an endorsement from a high profile organization. the washington redskins have come out in support of building a casino in pg county and adding table games to the state's existing casinos. a representative says a yes vote for question 7 is a a tremendous opportunity to create jobs and increase funding for public schools. >>> another question on the ballot in november is the issue of same-sex marriage and it turns out rocker melissa etheridge, she is the latest celebrity to endorse it here in our state. the singer sent out a letter on behalf of marylanders for marriage equality saying that everyone deserves to be treated the same under the law. she also is going to be offering campaign donors a chance to meet her back stage before an upcoming concert
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Oct 3, 2012 5:30am EDT
. >>> stay with us this morning, coming up, one local cancer survivor sharing her story with those in howard county. we're going to tell you where you can meet her. details on this straight ahead. >>> one fisherman's vacation includes an incredible big fish story. he'll be telling this one for years, the massive whale shark that took a interest in that man's poat. boat. here you go little man. [ humming ] [ babbling ] the cheerios bandit got you again? [ both laugh ] ♪ the one and only, cheerios ...and now... you! [ giggles ] ♪ the one and only, cheerios >>> a beet captain from south -- a boat captain from south georgia has quite a fish tale to tell. he and others were fishing about 30 miles off the coast of florida when he got to touch a whale shark. >> we experienced something that, as brad said there on the video, incredible, it's simply amazing, and i hope to have many more experiences like this because this is phenomenal. >> it's pretty cool. i can understand why he's so excited about it. >>> the 25-foot whale shark hung around for about an hour, even nudged the boat. that would p
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Oct 3, 2012 6:30am EDT
for a good cause, casey cares, the organization that's local that supports critically ill children, love casey cares, you can purchase these for $5, a big portion of the proceeds will go to a local organization to help kids in need. >>> you may remember these from last year, joe flacco -- this is how it started, joe flacco had the purple band stashes. >> i like this on you. >> it's a good color. go orioles. >> a full beard. >> i like it. >> beat those rays. it's time to free ourselves from the smell and harshness of bleach. and free ourselves from worrying about the ones we love. new lysol power & free has more cleaning power than bleach. how? the secret is the hydrogen peroxide formula. it attacks tough stains and kills 99.9% of germs. new lysol power & free. powerful cleaning that's family friendly. another step forward in our mission for health.
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